a special allowance or discounted price given a bookseller or bookstore by a publishing house for paying the freight charge on a shipment of books ordered: so called because the shipping charge is passed on to the consumer by an increase in the suggested retail price for each book.
noun 1. 1 (def 2). [tuhn] /tʌn/ noun 1. a unit of weight, equivalent to 2000 pounds (0.907 metric ton) avoirdupois (short ton) in the U.S. and 2240 pounds (1.016 metric tons) avoirdupois (long ton) in Great Britain. 2. Also called freight ton. a unit of volume for freight that weighs one ton, varying with […]
noun 1. a train of freight cars.
- Frei test
Frei test (frī) n. A skin test for venereal lymphogranuloma that uses antigen prepared from chlamydiae grown in the yolk sac of a chick embryo.
- Frejka pillow splint
Frejka pillow splint Frej·ka pillow splint (frā’kə) n. A pillow splint used for abduction and flexion of the femurs in treating congenital hip dysplasia or dislocation in infants.